family Didelphidae


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Noun1.family Didelphidae - opossums
mammal family - a family of mammals
Marsupialia, order Marsupialia - coextensive with the subclass Metatheria
possum, opossum - nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
Didelphis, genus Didelphis - type genus of the family Didelphidae
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The genus Didephis belongs to the phylum Chordata, the order Didelphimorphia and the family Didelphidae. This is considered the largest family of American marsupials.
ORDER Family Species DIDELPHIMORPHIA Family Didelphidae Didelphis aurita Wied-Neuwied, 1826 CINGULATA Family Dasypodidae Dasypus novemcinctus Linnaeus, 1758 CARNIVORA Family Canidae Canis lupus familiaris Linnaeus, 1758 Cerdocyon thous (Linnaeus, 1766) Family Felidae Leopardus pardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) Puma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771) Family Procyonidae Procyon cancrivorus (G.[Baron] Cuvier, 1798) Nasua nasua (Linnaeus, 1766) Family Mustelidae Eira barbara (Linnaeus, 1758) ARTIODACTYLA Family Cervidae Mazama gouazoubira (G.
Species accumulation curves for taxa inventoried with traps (Didelphimorphia: family Didelphidae and Rodentia: families Sciuridae, Heteromyidae, Cricetidae and Echimyidae) and mist nets (Chiroptera) at different locations did not reach saturation (Fig.